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Women are more likely than men to die from aortic dissection or tearing

Women are more likely than men to die from aortic dissection or tearing

Heart attack patients are discharged without evidenced-based, guideline recommended, life-prolonging therapies

Heart attack patients are discharged without evidenced-based, guideline recommended, life-prolonging therapies

New material, cellular perfluoroelastomers could revolutionise surgery and save lives

New material, cellular perfluoroelastomers could revolutionise surgery and save lives

Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy

Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy

Pulsed dye laser therapy not effective in treating acne

Pulsed dye laser therapy not effective in treating acne

Cyberonics announces two new Phase IV epilepsy studies

Cyberonics announces two new Phase IV epilepsy studies

SUVs pose greater injury risk to pedestrians

SUVs pose greater injury risk to pedestrians

Atrial fibrillation may be hereditary

Atrial fibrillation may be hereditary

High resolution imaging greatly aids physicians treating irregular heart beats

High resolution imaging greatly aids physicians treating irregular heart beats

New operating room with 3-dimensional technology that takes modern robotic surgery to new levels

New operating room with 3-dimensional technology that takes modern robotic surgery to new levels

Pain after surgery worse with age

Pain after surgery worse with age

Wireless patient monitoring system using mobile phone technology

Wireless patient monitoring system using mobile phone technology

Virginia Health urges women of childbearing age to take folic acid

Virginia Health urges women of childbearing age to take folic acid

Second opinion from another obstetrician could reduce the frequency of caesarean births in Latin America

Second opinion from another obstetrician could reduce the frequency of caesarean births in Latin America

First robotic heart operations in the southern hemisphere

First robotic heart operations in the southern hemisphere

Blood test that can detect amplification of a certain gene found in cells associated with breast cancer

Blood test that can detect amplification of a certain gene found in cells associated with breast cancer

Magnetic resonance imaging better than traditional mammography for detecting the presence of breast cancer

Magnetic resonance imaging better than traditional mammography for detecting the presence of breast cancer

The once youngest person in the world to survive a heart by-pass operation is expecting her 2nd child

The once youngest person in the world to survive a heart by-pass operation is expecting her 2nd child

Early hormone therapy for metastatic prostate cancer increases life expectancy

Early hormone therapy for metastatic prostate cancer increases life expectancy

Non-aspirin pain drugs may help men with recurrent prostate cancer

Non-aspirin pain drugs may help men with recurrent prostate cancer